Whether you’re traveling this Labor Day or staying put in the Washington area, we’ve rounded up everything you need to know to make the most of the holiday weekend — despite rain and rising gas prices in the forecast. Happy weekend, everyone!
Ocean City, Md.
(Jeffrey MacMillan - For The Washington Post)
TRAVEL & TRANSPORTATION
Live traffic map
What to expect on the roads and rails
Gas prices expected to climb through Labor Day
College football, Nats, Labor Day changes and more
Will Hurricane Isaac’s remnants rain on D.C.?
Blue moon will make a rare appearance
8 best beaches in the Washington area
Visiting the Maryland, Virginia and Delaware shores
Where to get your parade (and other celebrations) on
Dining out, music, and cultural activities
Nightlife Agenda: Labor Day edition
Lincoln Memorial reflecting pool reopens after 2 years
20 recipes for your Labor Day bash
Labor Day on the cheap: How to throw an inexpensive party
What’s open and what’s closed: Banks, post offices, transportation, liquor stores and more
Labor Day a time for reflection on the value of work